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Kelly Osbourne reveals her addiction began when she was a teen after detailing relapse from sobriety

She’s been honest about her journey with addiction and the recovery process.

And Kelly Osbourne admitted that her drug and alcohol addiction began when she was a teen and growing up in the spotlight as the youngest daughter of rock legend Ozzy Osbourne.

The 36-year-old reality star sat down for an interview on the Facebook Watch series Red Table Talk where she detailed the origins of her substance abuse issues and recent relapse from sobriety during the pandemic.

Tough: Kelly Osbourne admitted that her drug and alcohol addiction began when she was a teen and growing up in the spotlight as the youngest daughter of rock legend Ozzy Osbourne

Osbourne, who starred on her family’s MTV show for four seasons between 2002-05, admitted her opiod addiction began when she was prescribed Vicodin after an operation to remove her tonsils when she was 13.

‘That was all I needed,’ she told hosts Jada Pinkett Smith, her daughter, Willow Smith, and her mother, Adrienne Banfield-Norris. 

Osbourne said the drug silenced her insecurities and ‘It felt like life gave me a hug.’ 

Pinkett Smith responded: ‘Vicodin will do that.’ 

Osbourne added that Vicodin led to her misusing Percocet to eventually heroin ‘because it was cheaper.’ 

Back in the day: Osbourne, who starred on her family's MTV show for four seasons between 2002-05, admitted her opiod addiction began when she was prescribed Vicodin after an operation to remove her tonsils when she was 13; seen in 2002

Back in the day: Osbourne, who starred on her family’s MTV show for four seasons between 2002-05, admitted her opiod addiction began when she was prescribed Vicodin after an operation to remove her tonsils when she was 13; seen in 2002

Tough time: Kelly revealed her sobriety slip happened amid the lockdown as things were just starting to open up again around the country.

Tough time: Kelly revealed her sobriety slip happened amid the lockdown as things were just starting to open up again around the country.

Kelly revealed her sobriety slip happened amid the lockdown as things were just starting to open up again around the country. 

‘I was alone, sitting by a pool and waiting for somebody to come have a meeting with me. And I saw this woman and her husband had a glass of champagne. It looked really nice and I was like, “I can do that, too,”‘ she said. ‘And the next day, I had two glasses. And the day after that, it was bottles.’  

She told The Sun: ‘But it went from having one drink here, one drink there to literally three bottles of champagne and 24 White Claws a day.’

On her podcast, The Kelly Osbourne and Jeff Beacher Show, Osbourne said that she would sip out of a large ‘coffee mug that said, “Thank God I’m not dead” which is so ironic.’ 

'I was alone, sitting by a pool and waiting for somebody to come have a meeting with me. And I saw this woman and her husband had a glass of champagne. It looked really nice and I was like, "I can do that, too,"' she said. 'And the next day, I had two glasses. And the day after that, it was bottles'

‘I was alone, sitting by a pool and waiting for somebody to come have a meeting with me. And I saw this woman and her husband had a glass of champagne. It looked really nice and I was like, “I can do that, too,”‘ she said. ‘And the next day, I had two glasses. And the day after that, it was bottles’

The Osbournes star spoke with Extra late last month about the relapse, which came amid the lockdown as things were opening back up again.

‘I’m that girl that when everything is going great I need to f*** it up a little and make everything a little bit worse in my life,’ said Kelly, whose parents are Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne. ‘I am an addict and had thought that I had enough time under my belt and I could drink like a normal person, and it turns out I cannot and I will never be normal.’

Kelly said that in hindsight, she doesn’t know why she experimented in the first place.

‘It took me a matter of days and I was like done, not doing this,’ said Osbourne, who has had multiple rehab stints in an effort to shake her addiction. ‘This is something I am going to battle for the rest of my life. It’s never going to be easy.’

Osbourne opened up in an Instagram clip April 20 about the sobriety slip, as she had been sober since 2017.

‘I relapsed. Not proud of it. But I am back on track,’ she said. This is a little hard for me to talk about, but I’ve always promised you that I will always be honest with you about where I’m at and what’s going on in my road to recovery.’ 

'It took me a matter of days and I was like done, not doing this,' said Osbourne, who has had multiple rehab stints in an effort to shake her addiction. 'This is something I am going to battle for the rest of my life. It's never going to be easy'

‘It took me a matter of days and I was like done, not doing this,’ said Osbourne, who has had multiple rehab stints in an effort to shake her addiction. ‘This is something I am going to battle for the rest of my life. It’s never going to be easy’

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